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  1. rflint

    I'm new - Trying to better understand ground polys and resampled imagery.

    Hello, I'm attempting to build a small airport near my hometown, primarily in 3DS Max, for use in P3D4 as freeware. I'm looking for a bit of guidance from those with experience. Up to this point, I've been able to create a resampled photo of the area around the airport that clings to the...
  2. pinkjr

    P3D v3 Photorico TJPS update for 2019 (Freeware as usual)

    I feel like I have been working on this forever and need to get it out, but REAL work keeps interfering. This is my home base airport, where I learned to fly. I did previous versions for FS9 and FSX, and feel it is worthy of a P3D V3 (V4) refresh. It is also a good excuse to showcase the new...
  3. MANOCHVARMA RAMAN

    How to get the path of installed P3D version via code from registry?

    Hi, I would like to get some info based on the code below. I wanted when running this script via .cmd, it will look for the registry of P3D installed on our pc and will copy the path and paste it to the red fonts in the codes below. @echo off REM Batch Script for Prepar3D V4 REM Add the...
  4. Pyscen

    GIMP: Creating "Specular" Maps v4.0

    GIMP: Creating "Specular" Maps for FSX (FSX: SE) & P3D. A PDF (currently v4.1) file containing instructions for GIMP v2.10.xx (64-bit) Only. How to... Creating Specular Maps using material masks with the addition of keyboard shortcuts. GIMP (v2.10.20 & Later): ⦁ None - Additional Plugins not...
  5. Pyscen

    GIMP: Creating Normal/ "Bump" Maps v4.0

    GIMP: Creating Normal/ "Bump" Maps for FSX (FSX: SE) & P3D. A PDF (currently v4.0) file containing instructions for GIMP v2.10.32 (64-bit) and later.. How to... Create Normal/ Bump Maps with (diffuse maps) or without (albedo maps) directional light information. Instructions included for the...
  6. winrace12

    RELEASED! ENFB Fornebu Airport - Bringing back a closed airport in P3D

    Hello all! Thought I would share a special project I am working on at the moment, Fornebu Airport. Fornebu was the main airport serving Oslo and Eastern Norway from 1939 to 1998. It was then replaced by Oslo Airport, Gardermoen and the area has since been redeveloped. This is how the airport...
  7. cherry89

    (-SOLVED-) How can i convert p3dv4 to xplane 11

    hello good, how can I convert the p3d scenario to XPLANE 11 with the textures, because when converting the stage the textures are not in place?
  8. RED COOL

    P3D v4 Set Weather | Radius problem

    Hello i set the weather at small airports with set mode custom and it works great if i select KSFO as airport the radius becomes horrible when you approach you have a clear sky, but once you arrive, there is rain :/ i set the mode to gloabl() but the weather won't be set correctly as it changes...
  9. RED COOL

    P3D v4 Floating window over P3D

    Hello all you have all seen ACARS made by IVAO or vatsim or others they are like a window opened in P3D and it's not a gauge for a special aircraft any ideas how to do it ? i use C# and simconnect ( i can Use C++ if needed ) thnx in advance
  10. RED COOL

    P3D v4 Simconnect Event catcher problem | Custom EVENTs | PDK DLL problem

    Hello all 1) in my simconnect programme i wanted to send an event and catch it in the sim i tried sending a full throttle event to The User aircraft, and it worked how i catch : i use a text message that appears when the sim recive the event 2) now i want to send events but to custm simobjects (...
  11. SimArc

    P3D v4 Transparent texture not showing in P3D V4.4

    Hi , so i have been trying to export my Gpoly to P3D but i am getting this issue I can not see the taxi lines in p3d 4.4 -I have latest dev release of MCX. -I have set it to translucent object in Prepar3d materials. -I have set to default transparent. The texture of taxi lines show perfectly...
  12. Pyscen

    GIMP: Preparing the 6 EM Textures (Preface) v2.1

    GIMP: Preparing the 6 Environment Maps (EM) Textures for FSX (FSX: SE) and P3D. A PDF file (currently v2.2) containing instructions for v2.10.xx (64-bit) Only. How to... prepare the 6 directional textures that will make up the Environment Map (EM). Keyboard Shortcuts included. You will not...
  13. RED COOL

    P3D v4 How to calculate the front wheel coordinates ?

    Hello i want to get the coordinates of my front wheels ( aircraft ) using the simconnect and the p3d sdk, i know that we can get the center coordinates and i do it already. i need to calculate the front wheel coordinates only ( maybe with the aircraft.cfg entries ...) for my addon hope you help...
  14. Asamra

    PT Scenery Project - Freeware

    Hello fellow simmers. Started a few years ago as an FSX project, now FSX and P3D. Check our page and blog. Drop us a few pictures and give us your opinions. https://www.facebook.com/ptscenery/ https://ptsceneries.blogspot.com/
  15. RED COOL

    DLL files in the flight sim

    Hello guys i saw many addons like FSUIPC that use a DLL i mean it runs with a DLL ( the programme is in the DLL ) ;P i know that DLL files ( at least in C# ) include classes / fonctions / variables / structers ........ but in the flight sim : what can a DLL contain ? i mean how to make a...
  16. RED COOL

    C# Error after compile / Simconnect

    Hello i made a simple test app that request speed alt hdg and ptitch of the user with the simconnect "C#" P3D v4 i compile without error but once i lunch it i get this (image attached) in the pic i use the debug mode to let you see the LOG any ideas thnx in advance :)
  17. Albi

    Arctic circle coverage

    Iam doing ground photoreal for an arctic airport, but Sbuilder doesn’t have coverage on artic region, how can I do It? For satellite imagery
  18. Pyscen

    ATI: Creating (Cubic) Environment Maps (Part 1) v2.0

    ATI: Creating (Cubic) Environment Maps (Part 1) for FSX (FSX: SE) and P3D. A PDF file (currently v2.1) containing instructions for ATI Cubemap Generator v1.1 & 'Modified' Cubemap Generation v1.66. How to... add the 6 directional textures into either application (below) to create an Environment...
  19. Pyscen

    GIMP: Creating (Cubic) Environment Maps (EM) (Part 1) v2.1

    GIMP: Creating (Cubic) Environment Maps (Part 1) for FSX (FSX: SE) & P3D. A PDF file (currently v2.2) containing instructions for v2.10.xx Only. How to... complete the Environment Map (EM) by using the 6 directional textures made within the Preface. Keyboard Shortcuts Included. Photo Editor...
  20. Jason z

    FSX KCLE Cleveland Hopkins for FSX/P3D (freeware)

    In case anyone was wondering on what happened to the CLE scenery I was working on, here are some photos from the project: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dW6fgl06RAou4BxGZfHdj3hfDBKCS4L9/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W1NuI9FVDkPV9xnhod6OZms6ZC2HdLX9/view?usp=sharing...
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